Against this backdrop, we're spotlighting professionals who are thriving, seizing opportunities despite, or because of, COVID-19's effects on commercial and residential real estate in the US.
These 30 young professionals stood out as the vanguard of the next generation in real estate, from prodigies who've risen through the ranks and innovated at established firms to startup founders looking to disrupt pockets of the sector with deeply traditional roots.
Some come from finance behemoths like Blackstone and JPMorgan, others from industry mainstays like CBRE, Colliers, Savills, Cushman & Wakefield, and JLL.
Then there are the startups, like Mosaic and Doorkee, whose names you might not recognize now but are bound to sooner than later.
We also asked this year's rising stars to give us their best advice for people just starting out.
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Blackstone, JPMorgan, Colliers, Cushman & Wakefield